Called “a natural raconteur” by the Washington Post, Jamie Brickhouse is a critically acclaimed memoirist and award-winning comedic storyteller. He tells darkly-comic stories about his colorful Beaumont, Texas family (Mama Jean, Daddy Earl, Ron the Roofer, to name a few), alcoholism, LGBTQ+ experiences, and New York City, his current home. He is the New York Times published author of Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother, which is currently available as an audiobook read by him and an eBook. A sensation on TikTok, his daily #storiesinheels videos in which he tells a true story wearing high heels, have over 5 million views, 650,000 likes, and over 50 thousand followers. He’s appeared on PBS-TV’s Stories from the Stage, The Moth Podcast, Risk! Podcast, Story Collider Podcast, and recorded voice-overs for the legendary cartoon Beavis and Butthead. He is a National Storytelling Network Grand Slam winner, four-time Moth StorySLAM champion, 99-Second Story Grand Slam winner, and Literary Death Match champ. Jamie tours two award-winning solo shows, Dangerous When Wet: Booze, Sex, and My Mother based on his memoir, and I Favor My Daddy: A Tale of Two Sissies based on his forthcoming memoir. He has been published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, Daily Beast, Salon, Interview Magazine, and Huffington Post. He teaches the art and craft of storytelling and memoir writing and speaks about alcoholism/recovery, suicide awareness, LGBTQ+ issues, coping with dementia (especially Lewy body dementia), and HIV awareness. He lives in New York City with his husband Michael and cat Lotte Lenya. Follow him on TikTok @Jamie_Brickhouse, on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @jamiebrickhouse, and www.jamiebrickhouse.com.